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Jean Potvin

Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    5'11" / 180 cm
  • Weight
    187 lbs / 85 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Status
    Retired
  • Highlights
    1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1
    2-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 2

Brother: Denis Potvin
Cousin: Marc Potvin

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1966-67 Hull Volants QJHL 45 22 27 49 115 |
1967-68 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 54 18 17 35 138 |
1968-69 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 54 17 23 40 116 | Playoffs 7 1 7 8 20
1969-70 Springfield Kings AHL 61 3 5 8 42 | Playoffs 14 0 2 2 24
1970-71 Los Angeles Kings NHL 4 1 3 4 2 5 |
Springfield Kings AHL 60 9 23 32 94 | Playoffs 12 2 10 12 17
1971-72 Los Angeles Kings NHL 39 2 3 5 35 -39 |
Philadelphia Flyers NHL 29 3 12 15 6 -6 |
1972-73 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 35 3 9 12 10 -1 |
New York Islanders NHL 10 0 3 3 12 -3 |
1973-74 New York Islanders NHL 78 5 23 28 100 -26 |
1974-75 New York Islanders NHL 73 9 24 33 59 -3 | Playoffs 15 2 4 6 9
1975-76 New York Islanders NHL 78 17 55 72 74 16 | Playoffs 13 0 1 1 2
1976-77 New York Islanders NHL 79 10 36 46 26 14 | Playoffs 11 0 4 4 6
1977-78 New York Islanders NHL 34 1 10 11 8 11 |
Cleveland Barons NHL 40 3 14 17 30 -4 |
1978-79 Minnesota North Stars NHL 64 5 16 21 65 -10 |
Oklahoma City Stars CHL 9 3 7 10 10 |
1979-80 New York Islanders NHL 32 2 13 15 26 -12 |
1980-81 New York Islanders NHL 18 2 3 5 25 -4 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 121 12 28 40 0.33 136 0 | 26 2 12 14 0.54 41 0
CHL 9 3 7 10 1.11 10 0 |
NHL 613 63 224 287 0.47 478 -62 | 39 2 9 11 0.28 17 0
OHA-Jr. 108 35 40 75 0.69 254 0 | 7 1 7 8 1.14 20 0
QJHL 45 22 27 49 1.09 115 0 |
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Player Biography and Trivia

- 1979-06-10 • Signed as a free agent by New York Islanders
- 1978-06-15 • Placed on Minnesota North Stars Reserve List after Cleveland-Minnesota Dispersal Draft
- 1978-01-10 • Traded to Cleveland Barons w/ J.P. Parise and a 1978 4th-round pick (later cancelled) for Wayne Merrick and Darcy Regier
- 1973-03-05 • Traded to New York Islanders w/ future considerations (Glen Irwin) for Terry Crisp
- 1972-01-28 • Traded to Philadelphia Flyers w/ Ed Joyal, Bill Flett and Ross Lonsberry for Bill Lesuk, Jim Johnson and Serge Bernier
- 1969-11-15 • Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles Kings

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